The following companies had unusual price changes in Mexico trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of the close of trading.
The IPC index rose 1 percent to 36,916.16.
Controladora Comercial Mexicana SAB (COMERUBC) , a Mexican supermarket chain, gained 4 percent to 26.21 pesos. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (FEMSAUBD) , Latin America’s largest Coca-Cola bottler, rose 1.1 percent to 92.98 pesos. America Movil SAB (AMXL) , the wireless carrier controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim, rose 1.1 percent to 15.30 pesos.
Alfa SAB (ALFAA) , Mexico’s largest privately-owned chemical company, jumped 8.6 percent to 170.99 pesos. Its Alpek SA unit filed for a possible initial public offering, according to a statement sent Jan. 13 after markets had closed.
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